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The most important charts we pulled from the fair US jobs report

April 4, 2014
April 4, 2014

We’re snagging the most telling details from the depths of the just-released US jobs report. Here they are, in no particular order.

Another nice bump in temporary workers, up by 28,500

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Local employment still falling, down 8,000 in March

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Professional sector jobs have been strong, above a total of 19 million jobs

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Weekly hours reversed, after being hammed by bad weather

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US labor force participation showed signs of life in March

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The collapse of Federal jobs continued

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Bank jobs continue to shrink as the mortgage refinancing boomlet fades

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